Hunter region and Sydney

New South Wales

The largest number of our graduates reside across New South Wales with over 12,000 graduates in Sydney and over 50,000 across the Hunter. 

The University has established a campus presence in the heart of Sydney, and alumni are welcome to visit our facilities in the Sydney CBD.

For more information and opportunities to get involved with your UON alumni network read about our Hunter Chapter and our Sydney Chapter.

Hunter

Welcome to the Hunter Alumni Chapter!

A large number of University of Newcastle graduates gathered at City Hall on Thursday 6 December 2012 to celebrate the launch the Hunter Alumni Chapter.

Comedian and Bachelor of Arts graduate Mikey Robbins was the master of ceremonies and delivered many an anecdote from his time at the University in the 1980s.

Read more about the launch event in the Newcastle Herald.

The Hunter Alumni Development Group

Chaired by former Chancellor and graduate Professor Trevor Waring AM, this group will move toward incorporating a local Hunter Chapter and creating innovative programs for local alumni. 

If you would like to be part of this group please email alumni@newcastle.edu.au or phone the Alumni Relations Office on +61 2 4921 6380.


Sydney

Welcome to the Sydney Alumni Chapter!

Launched in 1996, the Sydney Alumni Chapter is made up of alumni living and working in or near Sydney. New members are always welcome. Alumni who may be travelling to Sydney when an alumni event is scheduled are also invited to attend.

Sydney Alumni Chapter Medal

The Sydney Alumni Chapter Medal is awarded to recognise the outstanding contribution of a graduate who, through their commitment, dedication and service to either the University, community or their chosen profession, bring honour and distinction to the University.

Past recipients of the Sydney Alumni Chapter Medal include Mr John Berryman, Chief Executive of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children and Professor Mohamed Khadra, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Science and Design) at the University of Canberra.

Sydney Alumni Chapter Scholarship Prize

The Sydney Alumni Chapter is proud to award a scholarship prize. A scholarship of $1,000 is offered to a financially challenged first-year undergraduate student to assist them with their studies at the University of Newcastle.

In 2013 the Sydney Alumni Chapter would like to raise $5,000 for the scholarship fund to ensure the continuation of this important scholarship.

If you would like to contribute please contact the University of Newcastle Foundation on +61 2 4921 7453.

Alternatively, you can download the Sydney Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund Form.

Sydney Alumni Scholarship Prize Recipients

  • 2011 Ms Hailey Stollard
  • 2010 Ms Megan Perry
  • 2009 Ms Jessica Harrison
  • 2008 Ms Della Steen
  • 2007 Ms Lauren Crowley
  • 2006 Ms Katie Northam
  • 2002 & 2001 Ms Judy Vajak

Contact the Sydney Alumni Committee

Want to contact the committee or be a part of the committee, or have you recently moved to Sydney and want to meet other graduates?

Contact us via email: sydney-alumni@newcastle.edu.au or on +61 2 4921 6699.